Joseph P. Ruskiewicz OD, MPH, FAAO

Associate Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry


  • OD, Illinois College of Optometry,
  • MPH, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Role at Salus University:

  • Clinical educator, lecturer Healthcare Policy, Organization and Jurisprudence
  • Public Health Expertise: health policy, quality assurance, healthcare assessment

Selected Representative Publications:

  • "Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Follows Cataract Surgery", Review of Optometry, March 15, 2013 pp 58-70 
  • “Effect of Cooper Vision Multifocal D-Lens on Peripheral Refraction”, Poster at ARVO 2006,  “Orthokeratology, an answer for myopia control” Review of Optometry, March 15, 2009 pp 89-98.

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • Pennsylvania Optometric Association "George Gottschalk Award" for volunteerism.

Clinical Specialty:

  • Primary Care at The Eye Institute and private practice.

Research Activities:

  • Quality assurance, electronic records and ortho-keratology.